Throughout this afternoon, we’re opening up the Prescriptions blog to our readers, as a forum for talking about issues raised in an article published in The Times today about a young boy who was prescribed several powerful drugs and misdiagnosed while a toddler.
Dr. Mary Margaret Gleason, an assistant professor of pediatrics and child psychiatry at the Tulane University School of Medicine, treated the boy, Kyle Warren, and weaned him from those drugs. She works as a clinical child psychiatrist as co-director of the Early Childhood Supports and Services, state-financed program to help low-income families with infants and children under 6 years old who are at risk of mental health problems.
Read more here: Q. and A. With a Child Psychiatrist About Treating Troubled Children – NYTimes.com.
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